My Top 4 Snack Tips – Snacking Smarter + Yummy Recipe

Snacking Smarter | My Top 4 Snack Tips

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own. 

Snacking smarter doesn’t have to be tedious or bland, with these snack tips you’ll be snacking smarter in no time. I’ll be sharing a delicious Red Pepper Hummus Recipe I love with you, that you’ll be sure to love too!

I’m a big “snacker”, I think a lot of people are too but we often choose not so good snacks. They are usually easier to grab and go, and we fall to their charm. Continue reading “My Top 4 Snack Tips – Snacking Smarter + Yummy Recipe”

What Happens When We are Gentle With Ourselves?

What Happens When We are Gentle With Ourselves?

Have you stopped to think of the amount of pressure mothers are under? There’s a lot of talk about gentle parenting methods and how beneficial it is to children.. which got me thinking, What happens when we are gentle with ourselves?

It may be a concept you’ve never fully stopped to think about, but our society has put so much pressure on us to reach goals and put out results that may very well be unattainable. Continue reading “What Happens When We are Gentle With Ourselves?”

When Motherhood Isn’t Enough

What if motherhood isn’t enough ?? Some might argue it is, as I’m sure some might argue it’s not.

There’s a new mini-series on HBO called Big Little Lies and it’s very thought provoking and I imagine lots of moms are tuning in.

“Based on the same-titled best-seller by Liane Moriarty, “Big Little Lies” weaves a darkly comedic tale of murder and mischief in the tranquil beachfront town of Monterey, Calif. Amidst doting moms, successful husbands, beautiful children, and stunning homes exists a community fueled by rumors and divided into haves and have-nots, exposing fractured relationships between husbands and wives, parents and children, and friends and neighbors. via google.

It’s only on its fifth episode, plenty of time to catch up. I don’t want to give anything away about the show but the fourth episode really struck a chord with me which led to this blog post. Continue reading “When Motherhood Isn’t Enough”

3 Tips for Your Family to Eat Fresh and Stay Healthy

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own.

I guess living in Florida has spoiled me. I don’t remember ever giving a second thought to whether or not there would be fresh produce available to me. But Making sure my family will Eat fresh and Stay Healthy is just as important in the summer as in the winter.

We don’t have the harsh winter climates most places have which greatly benefits our local farmers.

Fresh ingredients don’t have to be difficult to come by in the winter months. I love cooking with fresh ingredients and Fresh From Florida makes my life easier.

But let’s be real getting kids to eat their veggies and fruits are a battle on it’s own. Continue reading “3 Tips for Your Family to Eat Fresh and Stay Healthy”

A Few Of My Favorite Things | Friday Faves

I’ve started a Friday Faves once before but I never stuck it out. So here I am trying again to to post a few of my favorite things. It’s no secret that I love to shop. I mean who doesn’t? And it’s not all glitz and glam either. Shopping just soothes my soul and getting home with lots of things to put away or having boxes arrive at your doorstop from online orders is just heaven.

This week’s list will be about a few of the things I’m using to simplify my life, whether it goes on my face, body or home… I hope you’ll be introduced to some new things and who knows? Maybe it will become one of your favorite things too. Continue reading “A Few Of My Favorite Things | Friday Faves”

Dove Self-Care & The New Mom on the Move

“This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the Dove and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own.”

I must admit I truly looked disheveled the first few months of becoming a new mom. Yoga pants and stained t-shirts were my jam. Since a few years have gone by I’ve learned a few tricks here and there, also it helps that my son is now more independent.

Perhaps you are in the same boat I was in, probably struggling to sneak in a shower. If you are that mom on the move, I’m here to help you get your self-care routine back in line.

How do you find the time for self-care as a mom on the move?

Well, although it’s easier said then done you can find the time but you have to really focus. I’m so excited to work with Dove to try their Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant and bring you these doable self-care tips. Continue reading “Dove Self-Care & The New Mom on the Move”

14 Valentine’s Day Crafts & Activities for Toddlers

I don’t know about you but I think toddlers are such difficult little creatures. With the attention span a fish and limited vocabulary you can see why sitting them down to create elaborate projects is a big no-no.

I know a lot of people are not big fans of Valentine’s Day, however I love holidays and it’s fun to come up with different activities to do.

I’ve scoured the internet for easy Valentine’s Day crafts and activities you can do with your toddler with the least amount of hair pulling involved. Most of these can be done with basic craft items that require little set up.

Check them out!!!

Hearth Wreath by Powerful Mothering

diy-heart-wreath-for-kidsColoring Pages | To Be a Kid Again

Coloring-pages-valentines Continue reading “14 Valentine’s Day Crafts & Activities for Toddlers”

Folgers Jingle Contest | Calling All Musicians

“This post was sponsored by Folgers as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines concerning the use of endorsement and testimonials in advertising. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.”

First of all, If I tell the amount of lyrics to songs and jingles I have stored in my head you would think how is that possible? But it’s true, I can remember songs like it’s no one’s business. It’s a gift I tell ya.

In fact, one iconic jingle that comes to mind is “Best part of wakin’ up…” jingle. You can probably finish that can’t you? It’s difficult not to, it’s such a catchy tune!

This year Folgers has teamed up with country music singer-songwriter Chris Young to encourage aspiring musicians to create their own rendition of the iconic Best Part of Wakin’ Up™ Jingle.

Continue reading “Folgers Jingle Contest | Calling All Musicians”